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Sleep Deprivation (Overview)

A condition in which, either consciously or unconsciously, you are not allowing your body enough time for sleep. Typically, adults require six to eight hours, although some people require more than 10 hours.


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Used to have depression and now stay up for days with out sleep and experience euphoria. Euphoria cause- sleep deprivation?Psychiatrist thinks BP II.

Used to have depression and now stay up for days with out sleep and experience euphoria. Euphoria cause- sleep deprivation?Psychiatrist thinks BP II.

That maybe right: Bipolar disorder involves peroids of euphoria and a decreased need for sleep. Other symptoms may include include impulsivity, risk taking, rapid speech, flight of ideas, pleasure seeking, grandiose thoughts, anger outbursts and impaired judgement. Bipolar II symptoms are considered less serious than Bipolar I disorder. Urgent treatment however,is essential for both disorders ...Read more

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Sleep Deprivation (Overview)

A condition in which, either consciously or unconsciously, you are not allowing your body enough time for sleep. Typically, adults require six to eight hours, although some people require more than 10 hours.


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Tell me what are symptoms of sleep deprivation?

Tell me what are symptoms of sleep deprivation?

Decreased brain: Your brain uses sleep to recover and recharge, so anything your brain does is liable to be off. Attention lags, and the ability to process information slows tremendously. Of course you may start drifitng off, as your alertness goes down. Memory is slower, and you make less long term memory from what you learn. The ability to cope and reason go down, and you can become much more irritable. ...Read more

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Sleeping Better (Checklist)

Go to bed at the same time every day
Once
Wake up at the same time every day
daily
Don't drink alcohol before bedtime
daily
Use your bed only for sleep (and sex)
Daily
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Treatment and control for sleep deprivation?

Treatment and control for sleep deprivation?

Sleep deprivation: Everyone has a natural drive to sleep a certain amount at night. We tend to feel tired if we do not get this. What is your amount? Do you fall asleep during the day? I suggest you try to sleep 8 hours in a row at night for several days to evaluate this. Why are you not sleeping? ...Read more

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I heard that sleep deprivation builds up. Is this true? How can I get rid of my sleep depravity?

I heard that sleep deprivation builds up. Is this true? How can I get rid of my sleep depravity?

Sleep deprivation: Counselingservice.Vassar.Edu/docs/sleep%20hygeine%20... Good sleep hygiene handout the most common cause of insomnia is a change in your daily routine. For example, traveling, change in work hours, disruption in sleep patterns. While the effects of sleep deprivation accumulate over time, the recovery period is not prolonged by an equal amount.See lmd if meds are needed briefly. ...Read more

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Living with Sleep Apnea (Checklist)

Use your CPAP regularly
Once
Get 7-8 hours of sleep nightly
daily
Don't drink alcohol
Once
Never drive sleepy
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How can I not get effected by sleep deprivation?

How can I not get effected by sleep deprivation?

You are asking: how to outsmart Mother Nature. Mother Nature is smarter than all of is. Avoid sleep deprivation. All organisms need sleep (including humans). ...Read more

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Can Sleep Deprivation make you shorter? im Tall , could it make me shorter, Can my Genetic let it be possible? i dont want it to happen

Can Sleep Deprivation make you shorter? im Tall , could it make me shorter, Can my Genetic let it be possible? i dont want it to happen

No: Sleep deprivation will not make you shorter. Sleep deprivation, however, is not a good thing for your mind or body for about a million other reasons. SD can lead to insulin resistance and diabetes, weight gain, memory loss, irritability, anxiety, fibromyalgia, and increased risk for heart attack and stroke. Just don't do it--even if it won't shrink you. ...Read more

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What is sleep deprivation?

What is sleep deprivation?

Sleep deprivation : Clinically if you voluntarily or by force get less sleep than you are supposed to get at your age. ...Read more

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How do i stop sleep deprivation?

How do i stop sleep deprivation?

A /W Dr. Zimmerman: Sleep Hygiene is Key.Retire & rise same time each day. Keep bedroom dark & cool & use only for sex & sleep. Turn off tv. No naps. Exercise regularly but not in late evening. No caffeine for 6 hrs & no alcohol or tobacco w/i 2 hrs of sleep. Keep dinner moderate sized & finish at least 2 to 3 hrs before sleep. Can try warm milk, Chamomile tea or melatonin along w light reading, warm bath or lavender ...Read more

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How can you treat sleep deprivation?

How can you treat sleep deprivation?

Sleep: Rather than trying to do work arounds - would dedicate solid periods of time to sleep. ...Read more

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What is causing my sleep deprivation?

See a sleep doc: This is a huge question and would entail a detailed history in order to figure this out. See a board certified sleep physician and he/she should be able to help you pinpoint the source(s). ...Read more

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Could i recover from sleep deprivation?

Sometimes need a: sleep medicine eval. Use good sleep hygiene. Retire & rise same time each day. Keep bedroom dark & cool & use only for sex & sleep. Turn off tv. No naps. Exercise regularly but not in late evening. No caffeine for 6 hrs & no alcohol or tobacco w/i 2 hrs of sleep. Keep dinner moderate sized & finish at least 2 to 3 hrs before sleep. Can try warm milk, Chamomile tea or melatonin along w light > ...Read more

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What are symptoms of sleep deprivation?

Lack of sleep.: Lack of sleep can lead to v concentration, v effectiveness in learning, fatigue, v concentration, v alertness, & day time sleepiness. Severe sleep deprivation can lead to more serious problems such as psychosis. ...Read more

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How can I cope with sleep deprivation ?

By getting the sleep: That your body needs. Use good sleep hygiene. Retire ; rise same time each day. Keep bedroom dark ; cool ; use only for sex ; sleep. Turn off tv. No naps. Exercise regularly but not in late evening. No caffeine for 6 hrs ; no alcohol or tobacco w/i 2 hrs of sleep. Keep dinner moderate sized ; finish at least 2 to 3 hrs before sleep. Try warm milk, chamomile tea or melatonin along w light reading. ...Read more

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Do you know anything on sleep deprivation?

It isn't healthy.: Symptoms of sleep deprivation can include irritability, feeling tired, poor concentration, decreased memory, changes in appetite, poorer ability to handle stress, lack of comprehension with social interactions. In severe cases it can lead to pyschosis ! ...Read more

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Can you tell me anything on sleep deprivation?

Sleep deprivation: (ie going without sleep), unless you're sheduled for an EEG, has a generally negative effect on physical health, mood, anxiety, weight control, alertness, driver safety, occupational safety, blood pressure, heart attack, ADHD... the list goes on .Get your 8hrs! Or as close as you can get. If you dont feel rested after a full nights sleep on a regular basis, see ur doc! ...Read more

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How does sleep deprivation affect your eating?

How does sleep deprivation affect your eating?

Sleep deprivation: People who sleep less are more likely to binge eat & snack, due to elevated adrenaline from lack of sleep. ...Read more

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What are common symptoms of sleep deprivation?

What are common symptoms of sleep deprivation?

Sleep deprivation: Confusion, muscle aches, malaise, hand tremors, depression, hallucinations, headaches, memory lapses, malaise, sensitivity to cold, bags under the eyes, high blood pressure, irritability, yawning, poor focusing. ...Read more

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Tell me what are symptoms of sleep deprivation?

Decreased brain: Your brain uses sleep to recover and recharge, so anything your brain does is liable to be off. Attention lags, and the ability to process information slows tremendously. Of course you may start drifitng off, as your alertness goes down. Memory is slower, and you make less long term memory from what you learn. The ability to cope and reason go down, and you can become much more irritable. ...Read more

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How can I not get effected by sleep deprivation?

You are asking: how to outsmart Mother Nature. Mother Nature is smarter than all of is. Avoid sleep deprivation. All organisms need sleep (including humans). ...Read more

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Sleep (Definition)

Sleep is a topic that involves concepts such as how long it takes to fall asleep, how many times one wakes up at night, how many hours one sleeps at night, sleep stages, ...Read more